Advocacy Updates ~ October 25, 2021

Administration News USAID releases implementation plan for global COVID-19 response The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released its implementation plan detailing the agency’s role in advancing the goals of the U.S. COVID-19 Global Response and Recovery Framework. USAID’s plan: 1) outlines the problems the agency will address as it implements the broader U.S. framework,…

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Advocacy Updates ~ September 27, 2021

Administration News White House releases American Pandemic Preparedness Plan On September 3, President Joe Biden released the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan. The plan focuses on strengthening global health security and pandemic preparedness, and lays out the administration’s thinking regarding a multilateral financing mechanism around these issues. The administration commits to lean forward and catalyze the…

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TB Elimination – Why Not Now? Session 4

Organized by the Union and ATS TB Elimination – Why Not Now? Session 4 September 1, 2021 RSVP The Union and ATS are organizing a webinar series to discuss if the ambitious goals outlined in the WHO End TB Strategy and reinforced by the commitments made at the UN High Level meeting on TB in…

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Advocacy Updates ~ June 28, 2021

Administration News Leaders commit to equitable COVID-19 tools access, WHO reform and announce manufacturing and supply chain task force at U.S.-E.U. Summit U.S. and European leaders met on June 15 to renew their Transatlantic partnership, set an agenda for the post-pandemic era, and commit to regular dialogues to review progress. Their statement included many global…

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6th Annual McGill Summer Institute

Organized by McGill University 6th Annual McGill Summer Institute May 31-June 18, 2021 More Information The McGill Summer Institute focuses on the most current best practices, research trends, and implementation science relating to infectious diseases. To safely welcome as many participants as possible, the Summer Institute will be 100% online in 2021. In 2021, the…

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TB Elimination – Why Not Now? Session 1

Organized by the Union and ATS TB Elimination – Why Not Now? Session 1 May 26, 2021 RSVP The Union and ATS are organizing a webinar series to discuss if the ambitious goals outlined in the WHO End TB Strategy and reinforced by the commitments made at the UN High Level meeting on TB in…

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Tuberculosis and Diabetes: Why Integrated Care Matters | Webinar

Organized by RTI International  Tuberculosis and Diabetes: Why Integrated Care Matters | Webinar April 29, 2021 RSVP COVID-19 has challenged governments and the public health community to consider how to manage the synergistic effects of pandemic infection, endemic infectious disease, and the noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) that are now among the leading causes of death around the world. The connection between…

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How Can We Prepare for the Next Pandemic?

Organized by Friends of the Global Fight President How Can We Prepare for the Next Pandemic? April 28, 2021 RSVP Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by emailing events@globalhealth.org. And, stay up-to-date with the news from the global health community by signing up for our monthly newsletter.

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Member Spotlight: Friends of the Global Fight

In the Shadow of COVID-19, the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria Continues By Berk Ehrmantraut, Senior Digital Communications Manager, Friends of the Global Fight Over the past year, COVID-19 has transformed the world. From our work routines and travel to our ability to see friends and family, no aspect of our lives has gone…

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Revolutionizing the TB journey: A patient’s perspective

Organized by PATH Revolutionizing the TB journey: A patient’s perspective March 18, 2021 RSVP From diagnosis to treatment and post-cure follow-up, people living with tuberculosis (TB) often undergo a difficult health care journey. Even when the best services are available and affordable, the patient’s experience can be complicated and disjointed. Keyuri Bhanushali is a TB…

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